Thursday 20th June

Burscough to Maghull (photo 6 of 83)

A huge bird on the towpath

The wingspan on this thing must have been about 6 feet!

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That's a Heron - plenty of them along the canal.

Very wary birds so to get a good close-up remember not to scare them with any sudden movements.

Watching them fish is a joy, as they concentrate with their heads bowed ready to pierce the water like a dart!

Comment by Richie - 25th May 2010

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